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  • Georgia hospital tries to improve chances for loggerhead sea turtles This month, on beaches up and down the U.S. East Coast, tens of thousands of newly-hatched loggerhead sea turtles are emerging from the sand and crawling into the Atlantic.

    Trauma Center Treats Sea Turtles

  • Response: This is an adult female Brazilian merganser, Mergus octosetaceus, with her newly-hatched chicks in tow one is riding on her back.

    Mystery bird: Brazilian merganser, Mergus octosetaceus

  • In this case, it is a real-time view of two parent bald eagles and their newly-hatched eaglets from atop their tree at the fish hatchery in Decorah, Iowa.

    Beverly Macy: Real-Time Social Learning -- The Decorah Eagles Captivate Millions

  • Similarly, at hatching, one parent broods and guards the newly-hatched chick while the other forages for food to nourish itself and the chick.

    Galapagos penguin

  • They carefully hide her faults from her suitors who seek her hand, and she is ever ready with smiles and allurements to win the hearts of men, and the average man is as blind to the faults of a pretty girl as a newly-hatched bird is blind to the worms upon the trees about him.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • Prehistoric snake gobbled-up dinosaur babies: A fossilized snake has been discovered inside a titanosaur nest in India, leading researchers to conclude that the snake fed on newly-hatched dinosaur babies, rather than their eggs like modern snakes.

    Archive 2010-02-28

  • Because it is only really accessible by bike, it's actually a popular destination for newly-hatched fixies.

    BSNYC Product Review: Outlier Summer Shorts

  • Suddenly, our hawkish friends are coming out of the closet as newly-hatched doves.

    Joan Z. Shore: Bending the Truth...Again

  • The old grass and the sprouting needles of new grass greened, the buds on the guelder-rose, the buds and the sticky, spirituous birches swelled, and on the willow, all sprinkled with golden catkins, the flitting, newly-hatched bee buzzed.

    Tolstoy III: Invisible Larks

  • Dat colour meens ittie bittie newly-hatched dukkees hu shud be with mamma dukk.

    1 out of every 9 ducklings - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

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